Brighten someone’s day with a cheery birthday card. Your design comes together quickly with a couple strips of designer series paper and a beautiful flower stamped in coordinating colors. Who doesn’t like happy mail?
Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.
Basic White Cardstock – Card Base
5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”
Scrap for stamping and die cutting
Lemon Lolly Cardstock – 4” x 5 ¼”
Bright & Beautiful Designer Series Paper – multicolored diagonal stripe pattern
1” x 6”
multicolored star pattern
1” x 6”
- Affix all stamps to acrylic blocks.
- Fold and burnish card base using bone folder.
- Take the striped dsp and add it to the left side of the Lemon Lolly panel at an angle so the top of the strip covers the entire point. Make sure the bottom of the strip hangs below the bottom of the panel. See photo above.
- Use your snips to trim the dsp so the top corner and the bottom of the panel are even with the Lemon Lolly panel.
- Take the star pattern and glue it next to the striped pattern butting the edges against each other and make sure the top and bottom of the strip cover the Lemon Lolly panel. See photo above. Trim the excess away.
- Mask off the bottom portion of the stamp so that only the words “Birthday Blooms” are visible and ink up the sentiment. Remove the mask and stamp. The sentiment in the upper right hand corner of the Lemon Lolly panel. See photo above.
- Add the Lemon Lolly panel from Step 6 to the card base centering on all sides.
- Stamp the large flower on the scrap of White using Azure Afternoon ink. Stamp the large leaf pattern on the scrap of White using Lemon Lime Twist.
- Use the coordinating dies to cut out the flower and leaf.
- Add the leaf to the bottom of the die cut flower using glue. Use dimensionals to add the flower to the right hand side of the card front just under the sentiment.
- Sprinkle some Silver Adhesive backed sparkle gems to the card front.
- Use the large flower and leaf stamp to decorate the inside of the card and envelope.